The Sudbury (Bulfinch Crossing Residential Tower) | 50 Sudbury St | GCG Phase I | Gov't Center

DZH22

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There are a few buildings in that grouping that should be knocked down and rebuilt as something else. The Channel 7 building most of all, but also the police station and that brick one with the green roof. Then of course there's always that flatiron-shaped lot for something 600'-700'. Note that the only one actually VISIBLE in the pic is green roof.
 

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Boston -- the old NET&T building would be a huge loss as a "Condo Coversion" - the nearly windowless bunker annex was specially designed and built about 40 years ago to protect the most vital parts of NET&Ts switching network. This was in the days of when telephone networking was changing from purely mechanical switches to tiny reed relays under the control of a "Computer."

The floors, power, cooling are ideal for that kind of equipment -- it would be much harder to repurpose than 185 Franklin which was multifuinctional -- a lot office, some garage , some workshops and the switching. This one has so few windows because even early on it didn't have many people in it.
 

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This is such a good addition to the skyline. Totally of the now but relates to the JFK building so well. The proportions are really good with that small residential floor plate and the height.
 

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